Ocean Outfitters

Instructors


Dean Lyon:

DOB: mid-'60's

School: U of D 1988 B.ME
First Session: Crest 1985 - Palm Rd with Andy, Matt, and Boyd
Best Session: Big Little Makaha, Hurricane Earl at the Rocks
Boards: 7'10 Ole, 9'2 G&S “Perfecto”, any foamie
Sights: Dad's artwork, sunrises
Sounds: Bob, Iz, Jerry, Prince
Tastes: Quesadillas, pizza, sushi, pb&j
Words: Maui no ka oi
Cell: Palm Treo 650 still hangin' on
Flat Spells: Bobi and Tuco, making dust in the woodshop, SUP-ing, scuba diving

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Coleen Carusi McCoy:

DOB.: May 9
School: WCHS, Coastal Carolina, Stockton College
First Session: 1995
Best Session: The fall hurricane Katrina hit- that entire fall 
Boards: 9'6 CC Rider-share with B, 6'10 Walden, 8'6 NSP bang around for Axel and Leo 
Sights: Beards, classic cars, my baby boys, and beautiful beaches
Sounds: Axel singing Michael Franti, Grateful Dead, John Butler Trio, Bob
Tastes: Gaucamole, Spinach, and Blackberries
Words: Thoreau, Emerson, and Bob
Cell: Nothing with a touch screen!!!!!
Flat Spells: Researching ways to outsmart the man and raising my childre
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Jeff Walden:

DOB: 5/24/59
School: Wildwood High, Rowan University
First Session: Palm Rd, Wildwood Crest 1971
Best Session: 1. Little Maks, Maui 2. Chacala, Mexico
Boards: 5'4 Zippi Fish - it does almost everything at the breaks I most often surf. 7'2 Walden Mega Magic – It's like my Zippi and a 9'6 log wrapped in one.  I use if for the small days or bigger mushy days
Sights: High tide, calm winds, and cruising the wetlands on my SUP
Sounds: Cold Play, Country, and old surf movie soundtracks
Tastes: Is there anything else other than Pizza and Sushi rolls?
Words: I look forward to hearing the ones I don't know yet
Cell: I-phone.  What would I do without it?
Flat Spells: One more reason to SUP

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Jeff Simpson:

DOB: February 28th, 1993
School: Palm Beach State College
First Session: When I was seven on a used liquid shredder I picked up for 50 bucks, during a Nor’Easter -not the cleanest day I’ve seen that’s for sure
Best Session: Hurricane Bill at Rambler to this day
Boards: 5’6” Zippi Fish, 5’11” Cannibal & any longboard
Sights: Palm trees and a nice beach
Sounds: Waves crashing and good music
Tastes: Sushi -  anything from the sea basically
Words: Word.
Cell: IPhone
Flat Spells: Scuba Diving, SUP-ing and any other activity on the water that doesn’t require waves

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Shane Moyer:

DOB: June 9, 1994
School: Richard Stockton College of NJ
First Session: 2001 Surf Camp with Dean and Coleen
Best Session: Hurricane Bill 2008
Boards: 5'8 Kaos twin fin, 5'9 Al Merrick, 5'8 Meyerhoffer Pill
Sights: Surfing during sunrise
Sounds: Waves crashing
Tastes: Sea water for breakfast
Words: Endless Summer
Cell: Iphone 4
Flat Spells: playing lacrossse, watching surf movies (and wishing I were there)

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Casey Startzell:

DOB: 12/30/1991
School: Florida Atlantic University
First Session: 7 yrs old, at Ocean Outfitters Surf Camp
Best Session: Costa Rica
Boards: 5'8 Wooster Fish, 5'11 Cannibal, 6'1 UM, 8'6 Driftwood
Sights: inside a barrel
Sounds: Ocean breeze and Reggae
Tastes: fruit and salt water
Words: Gnaraloo
Cell: Iphone
Flat Spells: Winter 2006, skydiving

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Kira Moyer:

DOB: March 11th, 1991

School: Eckerd College
First Session: 2001 at Ocean Outfitters Surf Camp :)
Best Session: Australia at Manly Beach
Boards: Longboard 7'9''
Sights: I love feeling the wave roll underneath me when I surf.  Every time I see a dolphin out there I get excited like I am a little kid again.
Tastes: When you wipe out, as much as it stinks it is also fun to swallow a ton of water, I always say when that happens I got my fill of seawater for the day!
Words: Fun....as long as your having fun that means it is a good surf session
Cell: Verizon
Flat Spells: Doesn't matter - the beach is always the place to be when the sun is shining and you can smell the salt water, listen to waves, people laughing and enjoying the sun!

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Megan McGarrigle (with Jimmy M.):

DOB: October 12th, 1994

School: Neumann University
First Session: 10 years old with Ocean Outfitters lesson
Best Session: Hurricane Bill
Boards: Lost The Rocket 5’8”
Sights: Early morning surf sessions

Sounds: Waves crashing
Tastes: Strawberries, mashed potatoes and sushi
Words: Fun!
Cell: iPhone
Flat Spells: Volleyball, running and sitting on the beach

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CJ Serratore:


DOB: 12/12/1994

School: Cabrini College
First Session: Surf Camp w/ O2
Best Session: Maria's, PR
Boards: ...Lost Motivator, Time Bomb Twin Fin
Sights: Sunset sessions

Sounds: Rebelution Pandora
Tastes: Anything Chicken
Words: Ight!
Cell: iPhone
Flat Spells: Fish, skate, SUP, relax on beach

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Julia Walden:

DOB: August 12 (Leo)

School: ConVal Regional HS
First Session: 4 years old with my dad at Rambler
Best Session: Everytime I go out!
Boards: All the boards in the Surf Camp truck
Sights: Mountains and Oceans

Sounds: The beach at night
Tastes: Nutty Bars!!
Words: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
Cell: iPhone
Flat Spells: 

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Mandy McGarrigle (with sis Megan):

DOB: 8-31-1997

School: Ridley High
First Session: 7 years old
Best Session: Hurricane Bill
Boards: Longboards
Sights: Sunsets and Clouds

Sounds: Waves crashing
Tastes: Seafood
Words: Happy
Cell: iPhone
Flat Spells: Laying out and relaxing on the beach

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Switch-foot Nick Holland:

DOB: 05/27/1990

School: Richard Stocton College of NJ, 2014
First Session: 10 years old, Rambler Rd
Best Session: Hurricane Bill, Rambler Rd
Boards: SUP, The Tank, Mega Magic
Sights: Sunrises & sunsets - best watched from the water

Sounds: Country, the ocean
Tastes: Seafood, sea air
Words: Wave (life is a giant one)
Cell: iPhone
Flat Spells: SUPing, attending to my duties as Mayor of Rambler Rd

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Ryan Gallagher:

D.O.B. 8/7/95
School: Monmouth University
First Session: O2 Surf Lesson when I was 12
Best Session: June 28 2015. Biggest summer waves we've had. Gotta love scoring big waves while wearing boardies.
Boards: Haydenshape Hypto Krypto, Walden CD-4, URN Griz Slop Slayer. 
Sights: Green room all day baby.
Sounds: the noise when you rub two pickles together.
Tastes: Pretzel rods and ice cream.
Words: Maafk
Cell phone: iPhone 5
Flat Spells: U.R.N.

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Sean Gallagher:

D.O.B. July 6th, 1997
School: Central Bucks South HS '15 Penn State University '19
First Session: O2 lesson at 10 years old
Best Session: August 13th, 2014
Boards: 7S Superfish
Sights: Waves, Money, Food
Sounds: Anything Drake
Tastes: Pasta, Pancakes, Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream
Words: Let's gooo!
Cell phone: Samsung Intensity
Flat Spells: Keep my mind off the minimal surf by working, playing basketball, and sharing laughs with my pals
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Alyssa Dinapoli:
D.O.B. 10/4/88
School: undergrad: Montclair State, masters: Rutgers
First Session: surf camp with Dean and Coleen!
Best Session: Raglan, NZ
Boards: 7’10” NSP
Sights: sunrise from a lifeguard stand
Sounds: british invasion, surf rock, and kpoa
Tastes: green tea (and everything else)
Words: abscond and effervescent 
Cell phone: iPhone
Flat Spells: anything but sitting still! sup, yoga, dance, skate, hike, bike…etc.
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Zach Miller:
 
D.O.B. 2-4-2000
School: Cape May County Technical High School
First Session: North Wildwood 2004
Best Session: February 12, 2015
Boards: 10'0" Matador, 9'0" Robert August Wingnut, 8'0" Turtle Gut Surfboards, 7'2" Walden Mega Magic, 6'8" Anacapa Glider, 6'8" Fox Single Fin, 6'4" Campbell Bros. Bonzer, 5'11" Al Merrick Average Joe
Sights: Sunsets, Full Moon Over the Ocean, Good Waves
Sounds: The Beach At Night
Tastes: Seafood, Bacon, Peanut Butter
Words: Surfing
Cell phone: HTC One M8
Flat Spells: It's never too small to surf if you have the right board
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Cody Miller:

D.O.B. Dec. 3, 2001
School: Cape May County Technical High School 
First Session: North wildwood 2005
Best Session: Poverty Hermine swell 2016
Boards: 9'0 Robert August, 6'3 7s, 5'9 sollife
Sights: sunsets and barrels
Sounds: waves
Tastes: Homestyle smoothies
Words: "always waist high and [almost] firing at rambler"
Cell phone: iPhone 6s Plus
Flat Spells: KVCM photography
 Ocean Outfitters
6101 New Jersey Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
609.729.7400